North American Executive MBA; January Program

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University

Program Description

North American Executive MBA; January Program

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University

The North American Programs are alternate weekend Executive MBA programs designed to serve long-distance students. The quality and class time for each program is the same. The different section schedules offer flexibility for the needs of our diverse participants.

January North American Program

The January North American Program is also an alternate-weekend program serving long-distance students, as well as local students who travel frequently for work.

Participants travel to Evanston Friday morning, classes are held Friday afternoon and all day Saturday. Accommodations are provided at the Allen Center on Friday nights, with an option to stay Saturday night. Tutorials and study group meetings take place during the weekend.

Students manage three courses per quarter for a total of six quarters over two years. The program begins in January 2008 and ends in December 2009. Students attend a weeklong Live-In session in January and June of each year. This program breaks for summer in both years

Year One

Sample schedule:

Live-In Week 1   

  • Operating Strategies for the General Manager (.5)  
  • Economic & Other Social Goals (.5)  
  • Analytical Approach to Uncertainty 

Term 1 - Winter  

  •  Financial Reporting Systems  
  • Marketing Management  
  • Leadership and Organizations 

Term 2 - Spring  

  • Managerial Finance I  
  • Managerial Finance II  
  • Organization Design  
  • Statistical Decision Analysis 

Mid-Year Live-In  

  • Managerial Economics  
  • Marketing Strategies 

Term 3 - Fall   

  • Foundations of Strategy (.5)  
  • Macroeconomics  
  • Accounting for Management Planning & Control  
  • Operations Management 

Year Two

Sample schedule:

Live-In Week 2 

  •  Negotiation Strategies  
  • Strategic Crisis Management 

Term 4 - Winter  

  • Elective  
  • Elective  
  • Integration of the Finance Function 

Term 5 - Spring  

  • Elective 
  • Elective  
  • Management of Change 
  • Mid-Year Live-In 
  • Economics of Competition 
  • Ethics and Leadership 
  • Corporate Governance

Term 6 - Fall  

  • Competing in a Network Economy  
  • Managing People for Competitive Advantage  
  • Capstone 
This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2017
2 years
Part time
135,000 USD
Start date Jan. 2017
USA Evanston, Illinois
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 2 years
Price 135,000 USD